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Get the Facts August 21 2020

On this week’s Get the facts, Maritime Authority of Jamaica implements measures to support continued operations of domestic small vessels amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay tuned for part  1 of our 5 part series focusing on the Maritime Authority of Jamaica (MAJ) during COVID-19

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Get the Facts July 10 2020

COVID-19 has forced businesses to reconsider how they operate, with some even realizing now that they may not even need their physical offices! Want to know some of the ways you can help ensure your business survives during these times? Then listen to this edition of Get the facts

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Get the Facts Explores the treatment protocol being used by Jamaica for COVID-19

In recent weeks, there have been raging debates about the effectiveness of the antimalarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, in treating patients with COVID-19, after some sources touted it as a useful treatment for the virus. On this edition of Get the facts we discuss the Ministry of Health & Wellness position on the matter.

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Get the Facts Discusses the use of mask during the COVID19 Pandemic, should we be wearing them or not?

Even before the detection of the first coronavirus case in Jamaica, members of the public were seen wearing protective masks. Now that things have escalated worldwide, the effectiveness of routinely wearing masks has become a key part of discussions on the pandemic across the globe. Listen to get the facts to find out how effective this means of prevention is.

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Get the Facts Talks with Dr Jacqueline Bisasor McKenzie to Find out what Group of Individuals are more At-Risk

Since the introduction of the novel coronavirus (COVID 19) on the island, several questions have arisen concerning at-risk groups. In part two of today’s JIS Get the Facts interview with host, Enthrose Campbell, Chief Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Dr. Jacqueline Bisasor-McKenzie, sheds light on who is most at risk of contracting the virus and what this means for their immunity.

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Get the Facts Highlights community spread projections for COVID-19

The Government’s is again urging the members of the public to do their part to reduce transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19) by adhering to the prescribed social-distancing protocols as this remains one of the most effective defenses in combating the virus. Listen as the Ministry of Health and Wellness shares recommendations on how to reduce the spread of COVID19 within communities. 

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